When you take your family to a water park, you do not expect to have a serious accident. Water slides, pipes, wave pools, and other attractions offer a lot of fun and are one of summer’s best-loved pastimes. Injuries from slips and falls are a very real possibility and something that you should plan for
A national truck company is leading the way in implementing technology accompanied by a driver safety program to help understand and possibly avoid truck accidents involving its fleet of trucks. The preliminary results show that implementing safety technology and instruction may reduce the number of accidents. Implementing Truck Technology as a Pilot Program Last year,
Asthma is one of the most common ailments facing Americans, with an estimated 8.2 percent of adults suffering an asthma attack within a year. Roughly half of all people with asthma will have an attack in a one-year timeframe. The U.S. workforce currently has 11 million participants with the condition. Those working in certain industries
Trenches are part of a great deal of construction work. Installing or repairing waterlines, sewers, and communication wiring involve digging trenches. For trenches that are at least five feet deep, engineering controls to shore up the trench are necessary for worker safety. Ladders for a safe exit must be within 25 feet of everyone working
Summer is almost here and with it will come an increased use of the 4,000 amusement park rides that New Jersey offers. Although New Jersey has strict safety regulations for amusement park rides, thousands of people across the nation are injured in amusement parks each year. When a person is injured at an amusement park,
Uber started testing out their autonomous cars in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania back in 2016, but considering a recent fatality in Tempe, Arizona, safety concerns are growing. In early March of this year, a pedestrian was hit by one of these self-driving Ubers while crossing the street and suffered fatal injuries. There was a human driver in
Drunk driving and distracted driving continue to rank high as the leading causes of fatal car accidents. Speeding and tailgating are also commonly known by most people as being responsible for many of today’s collisions. However, several lesser known factors contribute to today’s catastrophic car accidents. The following are lesser-known factors that cause tragic auto collisions.
When it comes to hazardous work environments, most people think of construction, mining, health care, or agriculture industries. However, retail industry workers had a higher injury and illness rate than construction industry workers in 2016, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report. The BLS projected that by 2018, there will be more than